Puddles in Je Ne Sais Quoi

Puddles Spring Summer Round Up

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Eco Elements, Pattern Related, Puddles, Yarn 2 Comments

Please join me in welcoming back Heidi from Vegan Yarn 😊. We first met Heidi in 2014 on the blog Dye to Perfection. Since then her indie small business has grown like the weeds she uses for dyeing! With our Je Ne Sais Quoi MKAL, I thought this the perfect time to check back in with her to discover how her adventures the past few years have molded the growth of Vegan Yarn. Q1. On your FAQ page on why vegan you state: “To be really simple, we prefer to allow animals to live their lives free of the intentional or unintentional violence of a human-made industry. Like the saying goes, ‘live simply, so others may simply live.’ Please keep …

2018 lake breeze shoot

Lake Breeze Tank

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Garments, Patterns

Inspired by the mesmerizing patterns formed by soft breezes blowing the water’s surface, Lake Breeze Tank accentuates your curves, flattering your feminine form. From the hem up, diagonal lines converge inward at your natural waist and diverge out to create a beautiful line up your shoulders. The unique stepped neckline draws the eye towards your face. Fun to knit and wear, make Lake Breeze Tank your choice for an enjoyable day on the water or lunch out with friends.

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Eco Elements Lake Breeze Tank

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Eco Elements, Pattern Related 1 Comment

Popping back into the 3 R’s eco element and staying with the learning eco element, I’m thrilled to re-introduce you to Lake Breeze Tank. Not just refreshed, the pattern was striped back to a blank page and started from scratch – new grading, new writing style, new sizes, new text, and expanded info for substituting yarn. The elements that remained – the overall design aesthetic, the charted and written detailed decreases and increases, and the original yarn.

Boscage edge fern edge close up

Eco Elements Boscage

Lindsay Lewchuk Announcements, Eco Elements, Fiber Focus, Pattern Related, Puddles 4 Comments

From continuing education to exploration and innovation, finding the most efficient and effective uses of natural resources is a great way to stay eco!! Not to mention, learning keeps you young… and apparently it also helps stave off Alzheimers 😉. As we enter into this stage of learning, I’ve got lots of yarn reviews lined up with fun pattern releases and a forayer into the grading class I took. First up, though, let’s look at back at the eco elements involved in last week’s Boscage release.

Boscage fun close up shot

Boscage

Lindsay Lewchuk 2018 New Releases, Cowls, How-Tos, Patterns

Deep in the woods stunning stitches lay in the cool of the boscage. Knit the airy stitches of your Boscage through this season’s transition and greet the mixed climes of Autumn with your lush new cowl.